Obituaries

Michael Brian Hessler, a retired New York City police officer who lived in Montauk until last year, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on Jan. 29 after a long illness. He was 75. In 2000, he moved from Florida to Montauk, where Mr. Hessler...
Nella Martin, a homemaker who raised eight children, was known as a crochet expert others called upon for guidance with a project. Though it was a skill she learned early in life, as she grew older she crocheted more frequently. She specialized in...
Nella Martin, a homemaker who raised eight children, was known as a crochet expert others called upon for guidance with a project. Though it was a skill she learned early in life, as she grew older she crocheted more frequently. She specialized in...
A wake for Geraldine Pluenneke, who died at home in Montauk on Tuesday, will be held tonight from 7 to 9 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A service will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East...

Irene M. O’Neill enjoyed spending time at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett, decorating, and entertaining friends, family, and guests at her bed-and-breakfast. “She was out in the Hamptons for 20-plus years, and absolutely loved it...
Jacqueline Szczepankowski of Wainscott died at home on March 11. She was 85. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  
Dr. Morton Goldfarb, a urologist associated for many years with Brunswick Hospital in Amityville, of which he became medical director, died in Boynton Beach, Fla., on March 11 of lung cancer. He was 88 and had been ill for less than four months. Dr...
Steven J. Pomerantz, a building contractor who was an emergency medical technician with the Montauk Fire Department for 15 years, died at home in Montauk on March 16. The cause was cancer, from which he had suffered for several years, his brother...
Thomas D. Musnicki of Garden City, a native of Bridgehampton, died on Friday at the age of 69. A Mass was said at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Bridgehampton on Tuesday, followed by burial at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton....